Sanduguan Festival

Calapan City, Mindoro Oriental
4th week of April

The weeklong fiesta re-enacts the first barter trade between the Mangyans (indigenous tribe) and Chinese traders. In a colorful parade, the participants wear costumes made from indigenous materials, such as calamansi (lime) and bananas.

 

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